We now have a new Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett. For those interested in how she might rule on disability rights matters, see this blog entry1821206969198. Today’s blog entry came to me from my involvement with the Federal Bar Association civil rights section. Caryl  Oberman, a Pennsylvania attorney

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This is just outrageous!* People shouldn’t say these things, such as:**

  1. “I’m not going to change anything with respect to IEP’s. After all, appropriate progress means anything you want it to mean.”
  2. “Since I don’t want your money, I can do what I want.”
  3. “A cool website is more important than an accessible website.

As you know, it is rare that I blog more than once a week. I do make exceptions for extraordinary situations. This is one of those situations. Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court decided Endrew The decision contains stirring language, and is a huge victory for students with disabilities with IEP’s. It will also fundamentally

I just reviewed the transcript of the oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in Endrew v. Douglas County School District, which involves figuring out just how far a school district needs to go in order to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE), under IDEA. Here is what we know from that oral

Before moving on to the post of the week, you will notice that the blog has a new look and feel. I upgraded the blog so that it is better able to be used on mobile devices and more importantly the upgrade increases its ability to be accessible. Besides the look, you will see that